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Footy Colours Day 2019

On Friday September 20th, Greenvale Primary School celebrated another Footy Colours Day on the final day of Term Three.
This special day celebrates the AFL finals which are currently taking place in Melbourne and raises money for the Fight Cancer Foundation.

At recess, the House Captains ran some fun footy related activities for our junior students, and before the end of the day our school got together to parade our Footy Colours.
The students looked outstanding in the footy colours, with AFL, Rugby and Soccer accounted for, as well as local, national and international clubs.

 

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Greenvale PS Hot Shots 2019

For four weeks in Term 3, all students in Years 3 and 4 at Greenvale Primary School engaged in schools annual Hot Shots Program, run in collaboration with professions tuition from the staff at Greenvale Tennis Club.

The Hots Shots Program is a tennis skill development program where students learning about the fundamentals of tennis including, forehands, backhands, serving and volleys.
This active program also promotes game play, which cumulated this week in the Hot Shots Grand Final.

After completing a play-off within their class, the top placed boy and girl, along with a number of wildcard entries, were granted entry into the Grand Final.
Following an exciting Grand Final tournament of 16 boys and 16 girls, I would like to congratulate the following students as our Hot Shots Champs for 2019:

Boys: Aadi
Girls: Melisa

Well done to all students involved, I hope you have learnt a lot during this unit and had a heap of fun.
It will be great to see many of you playing tennis in the future.

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Divisional Athletics 2019

On Tuesday September 10th, forty Greenvale Primary School students attended the Divisional Athletics Carnival at the Meadow Glen Athletics Track.

In mild conditions, our students competed with great skill, sportsmanship and spirit. We experienced a range of results with 12 students winning their way through to the Regional Championships in Term 4.

Thank you to the parents who supported our students on the day, and to the staff members for working tirelessly.

Congratulations to all students who attended, representation at Division is an amazing achievement.
Good luck to the students who will go onto compete at the Region event.

Your hard work and determination is a credit to your results. Keep it up!

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District Athletics 2019

On Monday August 26th, sixty-eight Greenvale Primary School students attended the Meadow Glen Athletics Track in Epping to compete in the District Athletics Carnival.

In gorgeous sunny conditions our students competed in the range of events including: high jump, long jump, triple jump, hurdles, relay, 100m sprint, 200 sprint, 800m run, 1500m run, shot put and discus.

Throughout the day, our students proudly represented our school to the community, both on and off the track, displaying excellent sportsmanship, athleticism and our school values.

We experienced great success with countless brilliant individual performances, finishing as the Champion School and having many students who will now go onto participate in the Divisional Athletics on September 10th.

To all of the students who will advance onto the next stage, keep working hard and we wish you the best of luck. To everyone in yesterday’s Athletics Team, congratulations on your efforts and I can’t wait to see you all on the track again next year.

Thank you to our amazing staff for working tirelessly throughout the day, and thank you to the parents who came along to support.

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EDFL Best and Fairest

Congratulations to Year 6 student Matthew Curtolo, who has won the Best and Fairest for his Division in the Under 13 Boys Essendon District Football League Competition.

Matthew has not only been a champion of school sport, but also a champion for the Greenvale Football Club. Well done Matthew! Keep up the amazing work.

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Divisional AFL and Netball 2019

On Friday July 26th, the Greenvale PS AFL and Netball teams went to Jacana Football Club and Boardmans Stadium in Sunbury to compete in the Divisional Interschool Sport.

The Netball teams experienced a mix of results for the day, winning and losing games but learning a lot about the sport of netball along the way. Not a single player on the Greenvale PS Netball teams had played competitive netball outside of school, so to make it to the Divisional Championships was a great result.
Thank you to Mr Rovetto, Ms Lalor and Ms P for attending with the teams.

The recently strengthened AFL team played exceptionally well throughout the day, with very strong performances against Westmeadows, Craigieburn South and St Anne’s Primary Schools.
The team attacked the contests and vigour and spirit, tackled and ran hard and were very skilful around the contest.
They won all three of the matches and will now advance on to the Northern Metropolitan Region finals in just over a weeks time.
Thank you to Ms Smith for assisting with the AFL team.

We wish the AFL team all the best at the Region event.

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SSV State Cross Country Championships

On Thursday July 18th, Greenvale Primary School Year 6 student Matthew, attended the ‘School Sport Victoria, State Cross Country Championships’ at Bundoora Park to compete in the 12 Year Old Boys, 3000m race.

Matthew has run through an outstanding Cross Country season, placing first at School, District and Division Cross Country events, smashing his personal best placing at the Regional Cross Country and proving to be a more than capable performer at the State Cross Country event.

In a race of approximately one-hundred competitors, Matthew placed 44th, putting him in the top fifty long distance runners for his age in Victoria. Matthew is running at an elite level and continues to rapidly improve his performance.

Congratulations on your amazing achievement this year.

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